USDA Rolls Out New COVID Aid – DTN Mar 26, 2021

🕔Mar 26, 2021
USDA announced the release of billions of dollars in aid to both crop and livestock producers through the suite of Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) aid as well as assurances […]

Vilsack Already Facing Calls on CFAP Aid – DTN Feb 26, 2021

🕔Feb 26, 2021
As Tom Vilsack was sworn in Wednesday afternoon as Agriculture secretary, he already faces a request from his home-state congressional delegation asking to expand COVID-19 relief aid to include custom […]

2019 Covered Commodity Dashboard and Implications for the Crop Safety Net Feb 19, 2021

🕔Feb 19, 2021
USDA, FSA (US Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency) has released 2019 crop year payments by the ARC (Agriculture Risk Coverage) and PLC (Price Loss Coverage) commodity programs. Together with […]

USDA Changes to the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Jan 22, 2021

🕔Jan 22, 2021
Last Friday, USDA announced several changes to the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), including updating payments to accurately compensate some producers who already applied for the program and expanding eligibility for some […]

CFAP2 Producer Webinar – Sept. 24 Sep 23, 2020

🕔Sep 23, 2020
USDA’s Farm Service Agency is offering a webinar on Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 on Thursday, September 24 at 2:00 PM Central. Learn about expanded eligibility for certain commodities (such as rice, peanuts […]

Cost Benefit Analysis of CFAP2 Payments Sep 22, 2020

🕔Sep 22, 2020
At a campaign stop in Wisconsin on September 17, 2020, President Trump announced a second round of Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP2) payments. USDA estimates up to $14 billion in […]

Some Ag Aid Relief in Iowa – DTN Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue used the trip to Iowa to declare 18 counties in the state as disaster areas for agriculture, allowing farmers hit by the derecho on Aug. 10 […]

Disaster Bill May Be Needed for Recent Events, Says Perdue – DTN Sep 2, 2020

🕔Sep 2, 2020
Congress will need to decide whether to expand USDA’s disaster program to cover more recent disasters such as Hurricane Laura and the Midwest derecho storm, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said […]

Coronavirus: 2nd Round of Ag Aid Could Come Soon – DTN Aug 28, 2020

🕔Aug 28, 2020
Farmers may be receiving a second round of Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) payments sometime after Labor Day, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said during a news conference Wednesday. […]

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Signup Deadline Approaching Aug 28, 2020

🕔Aug 28, 2020
U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds farmers and ranchers that the deadline to apply for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) is Sept. 11, 2020. This program […]

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